Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2000 Issue

Jan. 27, Columbia Falls, Mont. / Cessna 310

At 08:36 MST, a Cessna 310R crashed while maneuvering after a missed approach at Glacier International Airport. The pilot suffered hypothermia before being rescued about nine miles northeast of the airport. The pilot reported being in the clouds and suddenly seeing vegetation on upsloping terrain. He applied full aft elevator but could not avoid the collision with the terrain....

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